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Upcoming Events

National LifeGuard Course

If you are interested in taking your National Lifeguard Course please see the attachment for more information.

2017 Volunteer Appreciation Nominations Open!

Barrhead's annual Volunteer Appreciation event if just around the corner and we are asking once again for our community to nominate volunteer individuals or groups. 2017 is a special year as we celebrate many anniversaries such as Canada's sesquicentennial (150th), 4H Canada centennial (100th), Rosemary Empey Award's 25th, and Barrhead's annual Volunteer Appreciation Celebration 15th birthday!

To nominate someone please fill out the form that is attached.

2016 Audited Financial Statements & 2016 Joint Town & County Programs Operating Costs

The 2016 Audited Municipal Financial Return and the 2016 Audited Financial Statements have been approved by Council and were submitted to Alberta Municipal Affairs, as required by the Province.

Town Council will hold their Annual Meeting on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Town Council Chambers.

A summary of the 2016 Operating Costs for the Joint Town and County programs, identifying the contributions provided by both the Town and the County is attached below.

Town of Barrhead Public Notice - Election Information

Monday, October 16, 2017 is Election Day for the Town of Barrhead. The residents of the Town of Barrhead will elect one Mayor and six Councillors to serve a four your term.

Nomination Day is Monday, September 18, 2017.
Election Day is Monday, October 16, 2017

If you are interested in running for Town Council please see the attached form: "Application for Registration of Notice of Intent to Become a Candidate for Municipal Office".

For more information contact Cheryl Callihoo, Returning Officer at the Town Office at 780-674-3301.

2015 Financial Indicators Report

The Alberta Municipal Affairs 2015 Financial Indicators Report is provided for your information.

The Town prepares the Financial Information Report and submits it to Alberta Municipal Affairs on an annual basis, once the financial audit has been completed. The Province then compiles all financial details and prepares the comparative Financial Indicator Graphs report for each municipality. The details on most pages are from 2010 to 2015, with municipalities in the 3,000 to 6,000 population range.

2015 Key Measures of Municipal Sustainability Report

The Alberta Municipal Affairs 2015 Key Measures of Municipal Sustainability Report is provided for your information.

Press Release - October 26, 2016 - From the Town and County of Barrhead

For details on the result of the Recreation Study concluded by the Town of Barrhead and County of Barrhead please open the attached document.

New Aquatic Centre - Turning of the Sod Ceremony

April 5, 2016 was the turning of the sod for the Barrhead Regional Aquatic Center. In attendance were the Mayor, Reeve, Council members of the Town and County, staff of the Town and County, members from the Agrena Society, Clark Builder's and BR2 Architect. It was a great day that the region is moving forward.

Cash Calendar 2016 Lottery Winners

Congratulations to all the Winners! Open the attached file for the Barrhead & District Agrena Society Cash Calendar Lottery Winners! All winners will have their cheques mailed to them. Contact number for inquiries is 780-674-3311.

What is Triple P Parenting?


We are upon a busy and stressful season. Triple P Parenting can help us put things in perspective with a gentle reminder of what is important. The Following Principles are suggestions of tools you can put in your Parenting toolbox.

Principle 1: Creating a safe, interesting Environment

Develop predictable routines, provide supervision, have interesting things to do, teach road safety rules, provide safety equipment, be safety conscious near schools and playgrounds, teach your child about personal safety

Cost Sharing - Community Recreation Facilities

During the 2015 budget discussions, Council wanted to inform the residents of the cost of operations for the recreation facilities and how the costs are split between the Town and County from 2011-2013. The 2015 Joint Operating Costs for the Town and County have been included. Council will continue to pursue a funding formula that is equal to both the Town and County in the next couple of years.

Please see the attachment.

Community Contribution Program - How Can I Help?

Contribute an amenity to a park within the Town to save a memory of someone special, or celebrate a momentous event through the better community program. Select the attachment for more information.


How To Apply
All applications must be received by the closing date (if applicable) specified in the employment bulletin or advertised in our local newspaper The Barrhead Leader and on the TownPost Barrhead Jobs page.

Applications may be dropped off at the Town of Barrhead Administration Office located at 5014-50 Avenue

Town of Barrhead
Box 4189
Barrhead, AB T7N 1A2